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Boxing stories

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxing stories,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert E. Howard ; edited and with an introduction by Chris Gruber.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesThe works of Robert E. Howard
    ContributionsGruber, Chris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.O842 A6 2005c
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 313 p. ;
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299619M
    ISBN 100803224230, 0803273525
    LC Control Number2004027779


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Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howard, Robert E. (Robert Ervin), Boxing stories. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

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